Rise From The Dead – Adobe After Effects Tutorial

Learn how to create a cool RISE FROM THE DEAD effect for your next horror short film!

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DoDzi says:

Hi! Awesome tutorial!!! I will try doing this effect by myself later. And I have a question: You teach more about the effects and editing, but can you make a tutorial how to record a short action movie by only yourself (like make clones or something). Thanks!

Fun4All Respekt says:

great Tutorial. good Work. I Like Youre Tutorials

Saminu Algaita says:

very nic but my problem is how to import elements in to As?

Sverre Årnes says:

Well, I am impressed! I did a little After Effects many years ago, but I’ve never been talentet. As a movie producer and I would ask YOU to make this (kind of) effect for me: How long time did you use to make it? And what would it COST ME?

Super Stop Mo Bros says:

How do you Open EXR. Files in After Effects

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Abhishek Ruhal says:

found your channel it’s awesome where should I start first?

Super Stop Mo Bros says:

How do you import the ground burst into after effects

AJN Effects says:

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Kids Corner says:

Thanks so much for these tutorials!

professional kinemaster says:


SirCheeseKnight says:

Great tutorial! The Z Depth part seemed the most interesting to me as it looks like a very powerful tool. Also could you please make a tutorial on the monster effect as well? And maybe the bomb too. I’d love to see that. And thanks for the comment shoutout/response

Bobyfototube says:

Link is not working for free ground burst effect

Video Compositing says:

Tobias project files can’t find because bit.ly shows forbidden 403

ZES Ahmed says:

is there a tutorial to adjust the stock footage in to be a greyscale mat, to be used as luma Matt if have no depth buffer for the said footage.

CineFactory says:

Maybe you can upload it to dropbox, mega or mediafire and share the link so people can download it?!

jeffery watson says:


Trẫm Sup says:

Good blowjob (y)

MohShiZiro says:

how to add clouds in real footage like a hollicopter shot and the ground is covered with mist each time someone enter throw it his gone like in a way do a tutorial about that ?

Koray Güven says:

perfect!!! thank you !!!you are very good teacher!! I am praying for you to ALLAH!!! Have a nice day !!

熊启民 says:

you are a good teacher!man

Reggmail says:

Hello, thank’s for the great tutorial as usual. Again I ask, what other third party programs would you recommend for green screening / keying adjustments besides After Effects. Thank you.

CetiAlpha7 says:

Nice work!

带你 says:

太麻烦了 介绍一下keylight 如何更准确 谢谢

gaurav shirsath says:

tutorial zip file not download

Rash says:

This was really helpful man… keep up the good work!

Class1fied says:

so, that ground burst just for that camera angle? hmmm

Inferno fist says:

Tobias can u please show us how to do the monster that rises from the dead

G.j. Sai Kumar Reddy says:

awesome tutorial
can you give me tutorial about how to give this light burst text effect from this video


TobiLotta - DIY Kinderkanal says:

awsome work! you should do a inspector gadget arm stretch effect tutorial (like seen in the new nintendo switch game “ARMS”)

Video Games Recon says:

Do I have to do something with the ground burst effect once I unzipped the file, it appears like a bunch of uncompiled PNG’s, Ive never used an EXR file as far as I can remember? and after effects seems to be treating it like a PNG, is there a missing step, I’m not a complete novice but I haven’t touched AE in a while am I missing something could someone point me in the right direction?

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Greg Jones says:

Awesome Tutorial!

CB4TS says:

Hi Surfaced Studio I have a question
when i copy a layer from after effects and paste it in premiere pro, it only copy the video without audio
any help please ?
and thanks 🙂

Clement Nguyen says:

i have no idea what you’re doing but it’s so good to watch it come together!

Maiyen says:

Watched the whole thing, been watching for years! As always, nice!

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